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" Every circumference of a. circle, whether the circle be large or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees. Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. "
ELEMENTARY SYNTHETIC GEOMETRY OF THE POINT, LINE AND CIRCLE IN THE PLANE - Page 19
by N. F. DUPUIS, M.A., F.R.S.C. - 1894
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A Manual of Surveying for India, Detailing the Mode of Operations on the ...

Ralph Smyth, Sir Henry Edward Landor Thuillier - Surveying - 1851 - 718 pages
...circle is supposed to be divided off into 360 equal parts, called degrees, each degree is subdivided into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. Degrees are expressed thus:0 minutes, thus/ seconds, thus:" A Quadrant of a circle will therefore contain...
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The Decimal System of Numbers: Illustrated and Practically Applied, by a ...

Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1852 - 210 pages
...circumference of a. circle, whether the circle be large or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees. Each degree is divided...and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. A degree is to be regarded simply as the 360th part of the circumference of the circle considered....
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Rudimentary Treatise on Arithmetic

John Radford Young - Arithmetic - 1852 - 192 pages
...called degrees; these, of course, are longer or shorter, according as the circle is greater or less. Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called...and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds: the marks for degrees, minutes, and seconds, are a small for degrees, a dash ' for minutes, and...
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ELEMENTS OF GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY

A. M. LEGENDRE - 1852
...circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree is supposed to be divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are designated respectively, by the characters ' ". For example,...
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Elements of Surveying and Navigation: With Descriptions of the Instruments ...

Charles Davies - Navigation - 1852 - 392 pages
...circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree is supposed . to be divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are designated respectively, by the characters ' ". For example,...
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Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: With Applications in Mensuration

Charles Davies - Geometry - 1886 - 324 pages
...measurement of angles. For this purpose it is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. The degrees, minutes, and seconds are marked thus ' " ; and 9 18' 16", are read, 9 degrees 18...
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Modern geography simplified, by a member of the society of friends

Modern geography - 1852
...circle, whether great or small, is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees; each degree is subdivided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds: these are marked by the characters, * ', ": thus 33 52' 28" means 33 degrees 52 minutes and 28 seconds....
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High School Arithemtic: Containing the Elementary and the Higher Principles ...

James B. Dodd - Arithmetic - 1852 - 362 pages
...Circumference of every circle is conceived to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are denoted thus 25 30' 45", 25 deg. 30 min. 45 sec. 395. An Angle...
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High School Arithmetic

James B. Dodd - 1853
...Circumference of every circle is conceived to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are denoted thus 25o 30' 45", 25 deg. 30 nin. 45 sec. $ 395. An Angle...
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Rudiment: Treatise on Arithmetic, with Key, Volume 2

J. R. Young - 1854
...called degrees; these, of course, are longer or shorter, according as the circle is greater or less. Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called...and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds: the marks for degrees, minutes, and seconds, are a small for degrees, a dash ' for minutes, and...
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